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Fix Auto and Novus Glass acquire Frank Byrnes Autobody Repairs

Fix Auto and Novus Glass have acquired Frank Byrnes Autobody Repairs in Oranmore, Co. Galway.

The industry renowned bodyshop in the west of Ireland, which has been a mainstay of manufacturer and insurer approved repairer networks for the past 17 years has been purchased by Managed Automotive Repair Networks Limited (MARN) and is set to become an integral part of Fix Auto’s global network of close to 1,000 repairers.

Frank Byrnes founded Frank Byrnes Autobody Repairs in 2003 in Clarenbridge, Co.Galway and quickly built a strong reputation. By 2008 the business had grown to such an extent that the company moved to a new 8,000sq.ft. purpose built premises in Oranmore.

Constant investment in the latest bodyshop technology has since ensured that Frank Byrnes Autobody Repairs remains very much at the cutting edge of the accident repair industry.

Trevor Lee, director of operations for Fix Auto in Ireland told us: “We are absolutely delighted to have secured this incredibly high-profile repairer which is renowned within the industry for its quality of repairs.

“We see Galway as a strategically important location for us in our expanding network and are looking forward to working with the team here over the coming weeks and months to make this site the hub of our operations in the north west of Ireland.

“Frank Byrnes has built an incredible team here and equipped the bodyshop to a very, very high standard. Ever since my first visit here circa 2009 I have felt that this is the type of business I’d love to own, our plans are to build on this where possible and to incorporate all of the best practices and training from our Fix Auto and Novus Glass brands into the team’s daily routines.

“Our first priority is to ensure business continuity and to carry on the great traditions of quality customer service and passion for excellence that Frank Byrnes Autobody Repairs is known for.”